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Springfield, IL 62704

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January 17, 2019

Good morning Springfield High! Today is Thursday, January 17, 2019

Congratulations to the boys basketball teams as they knocked off the second seeded team down the road. Zaire Harris and Bennie Slater had 15 points each while Shane Miller added 13 points and 11 rebounds. X-Factor Caleb Small hit three 3-pointers in the first quarter to get the team going. Big Man on Campus Nate Borders played tremendous defense in the win. A BIG shout out to the all the SHS fans that came out and supported the team. One night down and two more to go for the City Championship and the Spirit Award!

Students, please remember that the Boy’s Basketball City Tournament is today and tomorrow at the BOS Center is a school function and all behavior guidelines will be enforced at all times during the City Tournament. Any inappropriate behavior displayed at the City Tournament will result in consequences that will be enforced by the administration of Springfield High School. This includes behavior inside the BOS Center, as well as adjacent to the facility.  See the SHS web site for expectations.

This week is CITY WEEK. Dress in the theme of the day - Tomorrow is Looney Friday.  Remember during the school day, all costumes and dress must be school appropriate. No excessive skin or any outfits that will disrupt the teaching and learning environment.  See Dr. Leardi with any questions.  The themes are on the SHS website - we will have lunchtime contests so everybody dress up and get psyched up for CITY!!

THANK YOU For packing the house last night!!!!  Looking around it’s like a great big throw back party in the halls. Everyone come out tonight to watch our SHS VARSITY BOYS BASKETBALL team throw down some buckets!!!!   Don’t forget to keep up the spirit and go all out tomorrow for Let’s get Looney Friday!!!! 

City Tournament tickets are CASH ONLY and will cost $5 each when purchased at the school and $6 each when purchased at the BOS Center.  Tickets may be purchased in the Main Office 8:00 am–12:30 pm for tonights game and 8:00 am–3:45 pm for tomorrow’s game; and Friday 8:00 am-12:30 pm.  After 12:30 pm on Friday all tickets must be purchased at the BOS Center.

City Tournament Schedule is as follows:  Tonight at 6:00 pm – Lanphier vs. Sacred Heart-Griffin; 7:30 pm – Springfield vs. Southeast; Tomorrow - January 18th 6:00 pm –Springfield vs. Lanphier; 7:30 pm – Sacred Heart-Griffin vs. Southeast.

Unity Day 2019 is almost here! Come join students from the city’s high schools tomorrow from 3:45-5:15 pm before the evening’s first game of City Tourney for activities, games, food and fun to benefit Inner City Mission and Kidzeum. Registration for this free event hosted by the Superintendent’s Student Roundtable will take place in the cafeteria during lunch today and tomorrow. See Zaire Harris or Ethan Doyle for more information. 

If you are thinking about signing up for CACC next year, consider going to the CACC Open House on January 24th from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm.  Meet teachers, tour the building and learn about the different programs available for juniors and seniors.  Remember, you must have good attendance and be on track for graduation to sign up for CACC.  The CACC building is located at 2201 Toronto Road, Springfield, IL.

The sophomore class is selling SHS apparel. You can get an order form from a class officer, Sophie Gebhart, David Jiang, Sunni Rogers, Alfred Hoffman or Mrs. Devlin outside room 121. Forms are due to Mrs. Devlin by tomorrow.

Groups, Clubs and Organizations will get their pictures taken on January 29th in the Auditorium.  If you have a new group, club or organization, please let me—Mrs. Eslahi—know, so that she can add them to the picture schedule.

Juniors and Seniors if you qualify for National Honor Society by grades, your name will be on the list outside Rooms 326, 356, the Library, or the Main Office. You need to see Mr. Kramer in Room 326 in the morning, or 153 A, in the afternoon, to get information for applying. Applications will be due by February 11th. 

Track and field practice will begin January 22nd for all boys and girls not involved in a winter sport. All athletes must have a current physical, athletic card and team rules sheet turned in to practice. See Coach Cotner with any questions!

Art Club will meet today in room 233. Come ready to work and paint, we have a lot to work on!

The Junior Class is excited to invite everyone at SHS to the Sadie Hawkin's Dance which will be held February 9th from 8-10 pm in the Commons here at SHS. Tickets will be $10 a person and will go on sale the week of the dance.

Atención Spanish Club! Don’t forget to order your Spanish Club t-shirt! $5 for members, $10 for nonmembers. Sign up with Mr. Reichert, Ms. Armstrong, or Mrs. Hopper. Money must be turned in by tomorrow.

Hey Hey Hey JSA! Are you interested in debate or want to know what's going on around the country?  Then JSA is perfect for you. We meet every Wednesday in the library or room 314. If you're interested see Mr. Glenn or Emma Cox for details.

Would you please now rise for the Pledge of Allegiance!  

I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America, and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under God, Indivisible with liberty and justice for all.

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